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Press Releases & Media Coverage

November 28, 2023

KIRO-TV – Lawmakers push to expand access to food assistance for military families

“There is no scenario where if a family is struggling to put food on the table that the service m...

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November 22, 2023

U.S. Congress – Crockett, Bacon Introduce READINESS Act to Support Military Spouses and Families

“Military spouses have long been regarded as the ‘force behind the force’ enabling the service me...

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November 20, 2023

Stars and Stripes – New bill offers career flexibility to military spouses employed by federal government

"The READINESS Act will ultimately deliver on promises to better care for our men and women in un...

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October 03, 2023

The Wash – Temporary government funding still leaves some military families worried

“We need to get off this hamster wheel. We need to get out of this cycle of uncertainty around pa...

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July 05, 2023

NBC News – U.S. service members experience food insecurity at higher rates than the public

MFAN shares what can lead military and veteran families to the point of food insecurity and how w...

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July 01, 2023

WHNT CBS – Survey finds over three-quarters of military families are in debt

According to MFAN, their poll found that 51.2% of military and veteran families surveyed had expe...

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May 19, 2023

Scripps News – Military salaries may be skipped or delayed if US defaults on debt

"We're seeing families having a hard time making ends meet," said MFAN's Shannon Razsadin. "They'...

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May 10, 2023

Military Times – Could troops get a 100% housing allowance Jan. 1? What that would mean

"From our extensive work on housing and food insecurity, we see a clear intersection between payi...

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March 03, 2023

Military Times Opinion – The impossible choice facing many of America’s military families

MFAN President Shannon Razsadin and National Military Family Association CEO Besa Pinchotti share...

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